Instead, the United Nations secretary-general seems to be waiting for a miracle before he is prepared to visit Burma. Like a scientist afraid of his own experiment, he aims to plot the result before he begins the process.

Ban must visit Burma to begin the end-game
By Thaung Htun
09.01.2009 / 13:03 CET
A more active role by the UN’s secretary-general is one of ways the international community can deepen its engagement with Burma’s problems, argues the government-in-exile.
In backing a visit to Burma (Myanmar) by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the EU’s envoy, Peiro Fassino, in mid-December added to the clarion call for the UN to take a lead role in Burma. to continue

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